Doctor–patient relationship

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The doctor–patient relationship is a central part of health care and the practice of medicine.wikipedia
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Psychiatry

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Some medical specialties, such as psychiatry and family medicine, emphasize the physician–patient relationship more than others, such as pathology or radiology, which have very little contact with patients.
Unlike other physicians and neurologists, psychiatrists specialize in the doctor–patient relationship and are trained to varying extents in the use of psychotherapy and other therapeutic communication techniques.

Medical ethics

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The doctor–patient relationship forms one of the foundations of contemporary medical ethics.
A doctor may want to prefer autonomy because refusal to please the patient's self-determination would harm the doctor-patient relationship.

Balint Society

Their work is continued by the Balint Society, The International Balint Federation and other national Balint societies in other countries.
The Balint Society, founded in the UK in 1969, is a supportive and collaborative medical organization of clinicians and teachers who emphasize the importance of the use of emotion and personal understanding in the doctor's work and the therapeutic potential of the doctor-patient relationship.

Patient

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The doctor–patient relationship forms one of the foundations of contemporary medical ethics.
The doctor-patient relationship has sometimes been characterized as silencing the voice of patients.

Physician

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The doctor–patient relationship forms one of the foundations of contemporary medical ethics.

Enid Balint

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Michael and Enid Balint together pioneered the study of the physician patient relationship in the UK.
Her new husband was known for his academic study of the doctor-patient relationship.

Doc Martin

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They perceive him to be hot-tempered and lacking in a bedside manner, whereas he feels he is performing his duties in a professional and by-the-book manner, not wasting time chatting.

Gregory House

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When he does, he shows an unorthodox bedside manner and uses unconventional treatments.

Elliot Reid

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According to J.D. and various patients, her bedside manner is cold and mechanical, although in later seasons she is shown to bond with several patients.

Physician–patient privilege

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These may provide psychological support for the patient, but in some cases it may compromise the doctor–patient confidentiality and inhibit the patient from disclosing uncomfortable or intimate subjects.

Rapport

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For most physicians, the establishment of good rapport with a patient is important.

Family medicine

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Some medical specialties, such as psychiatry and family medicine, emphasize the physician–patient relationship more than others, such as pathology or radiology, which have very little contact with patients.

Pathology

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Some medical specialties, such as psychiatry and family medicine, emphasize the physician–patient relationship more than others, such as pathology or radiology, which have very little contact with patients.

Radiology

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Some medical specialties, such as psychiatry and family medicine, emphasize the physician–patient relationship more than others, such as pathology or radiology, which have very little contact with patients.

Second opinion

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In these circumstances and also in cases where there is genuine divergence of medical opinions, a second opinion from another physician may be sought or the patient may choose to go to another physician that they trust more.

Michael Balint

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Michael and Enid Balint together pioneered the study of the physician patient relationship in the UK.

William Osler

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In addition, a Canadian physician known as Sir William Osler was known as one of the "Big Four" professors at the time that the Johns Hopkins Hospital was first founded.

Residency (medicine)

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At the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Osler had invented the world's first medical residency system.

Efficacy

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In terms of efficacy (i.e. the outcome of treatment), the doctor–patient relationship seems to have a "small, but statistically significant impact on healthcare outcomes".

General Medical Council

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Recognizing that patients receive the best care when they work in partnership with doctors, the UK General Medical Council issued guidance for patients "What to expect from your doctor" in April 2013.

Paternalism

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Historically in many cultures there has been a shift from paternalism, the view that the "doctor always knows best," to the idea that patients must have a choice in the provision of their care and be given the right to provide informed consent to medical procedures.

Informed consent

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Historically in many cultures there has been a shift from paternalism, the view that the "doctor always knows best," to the idea that patients must have a choice in the provision of their care and be given the right to provide informed consent to medical procedures.